The Last Moments of Civil War Soldiers

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Published on Jan 23, 2019

While it is easy to think of those who fought in the Civil War as just statistics on a page, it is important to remember that each soldier was a person whose death impacted others. Join Garry Adelman as he gives four documented accounts of the last moments of Civil War soldiers.

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Did this as a commission for the Civil War Monitor, figured it's been a while since I shared anything here!

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